by Jules Wang | May 24, 2016 6:19 PM
With Amazon's runaway pace found in Alexa and the products based on that service, the voice assistant has gotten very popular with other tech companies. Google Assistant (and Google Home) and Microsoft's army of bots are on their way for the future. If Apple announces its own measure, it will be the last to do so at this year's WWDC. The Information reports that Apple will indeed be opening up Siri with an SDK and announcing an Echo competitor at the conference. Siri will likely hook onto Apple's existing services such as iCloud, HomeKit, HealthKit (we think the company will find a way ...
by Stephen Schenck | April 16, 2014 1:35 PM
The Duo Camera arrangement on the new HTC One M8 is something unlike anything we're used to from smartphone imaging, marrying the phone's primary camera with a secondary sensor that can be used to calculate distance info. On the One M8 as it shipped, HTC's software takes advantage of that depth data to pull off some visual effects like selective blurring or the application of more stylistic filters. Is that all there is to this feature, though? HTC would love to see what other minds can come up with, and so today releases its Dual Lens SDK Preview. The SDK consists of two APIs, the ...
by Jaime Rivera | February 11, 2014 1:24 PM
If you've been wondering exactly why Microsoft has taken so long to unwrap Windows Phone 8.1 to the world, today's leaks explain everything. As the company has begun sharing the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK to developers yesterday, it was only a matter of time before we had all the goods on what to expect for the update, and the list is insanely big. To avoid any confusion, let's just go through the major changes. Apps merge Microsoft has been hinting about "Universal Apps" for quite some time. The SDK does show this feature to be included, though this is just similar to what we currently see in ...
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